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Rose Tree Museum and Books

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Address: Fourth, between Allen and Toughnut, Tombstone, AZ 85638
Phone Number: 520-457-3326

Famous for having the world's largest rose bush, this former residence has...

Famous for having the world's largest rose bush, this former residence has been turned into a museum.

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Awesome Rose

Lots of info and pics in here. In the back is the biggest rose you have ever seen. You can also buy a start of the rose.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy W

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Whitehouse, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is interesting, and I guess the Museum part of the house is worth the entrance fee. The rose bush (tree) is quite amazing, but would not be worth the fee if it was by itself.

1 Thank aspenbc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of info and pics in here. In the back is the biggest rose you have ever seen. You can also buy a start of the rose.

1 Thank Amy W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife really wanted to see this thing but to me it was just a green tree that cost me $10 to see. I guess if you were into plants stop on in. Lots of neat artifacts make it some what worth the visit.

1 Thank DaytonOhioGiy
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The person working at the museum was wonderful. He is a really well informed individual and had answers to our many questions. The rose tree is so beautiful and the admission price was well worth it. Many old photos with well written description to give people the history of the area, prominent families from the area as well as activities... More 

1 Thank dinan1953
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Tombstone, make sure you find the Rose Tree Inn. The tree is gigantic and smells wonderful. There are a lot of interesting items in the old Inn too.

Thank Vicki P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The rose tree is impressive, especially thriving in the desert. Definitely returning during blooming season. Its rose type is a white Lady Banksia. There were quite a few historical things inside to look at, mostly about the family that lived in the home. It was a small museum. I bought a rose clipping for around 12 dollars. It looks healthy,... More 

Thank jedeas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The tree came from Scotland a long time ago and has grown so big and is super beautiful. It is a must see for anyone coming to Tombstone.

Thank Mindy D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim. Not part of the Wild West but Roadside America nonetheless. The rose plant is huge (growing over 100 years and covers almost a city block. Nice staff and worth seeing but admittedly pricy 5 bucks to see it.

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Benton, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

As a gardener, my favorite souvenirs of my travel are plants. I was in Tucson for business and made the 75-minute drive to Tombstone for the sole purpose of buying a rooted cutting of the Lady Banks rose. Unfortunately, they were not being made available that day -- instead they were being reserved for the festival the following weekend. I... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I had always wanted to see the Rose Tree in Tombstone. Decided April was the time to do it. Best thing to do in Tombstone. Small museum but nice and the Rose Tree is spectacular. I can't believe how big it is. Best time to go is in April when it is in full bloom. They have a small set... More 

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